The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Science
Technology to take full inventory of all indigenous inventions and innovations.
Sofonews.ng gathered that the order was given to the ministry for possible assistance to inventors and innovators in the bid to reposition the economy.
Usman Dalhatu, a Chemical Engineering student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
Usman Dalhatu came to display to the minister his inventions- medial ventilators and sweeping machine.
Barr. Abdullahi, assured the young innovator of the support of the ministry and directed the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion and the Federal Institute of Industrial Research to broker a partnership with the young inventor to make his products globally competitive for exportation.
Speaking earlier, Mr. Usman Dalatu, said his inventions were environmentally friendly, cost- effective, elastic and could be powered by solar energy.
He said “ The ventilators can also be used in ambulances, armoured tanks.
Dalatu had called on the Federal Government to assist in patronizing and promoting his products.
He added that the products had gone through clinical trials for one week in Gombe.